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Marquesa Hair Extension Techniques

Keratin Based Hot Fusion. Ex: U-tip, Flat Tip, V -Tip

These methods of hair extensions are arguably the best, Marquesa hair uses Italian keratin, which is a high-quality Keratin -based adhesive.  This type of keratin has  a low melting point so a professional grade adhesive is a must for us. These adhesives can withstand both heat and chemical treatments. The adhesive remover that is used to remove the hair extensions dries the bonding agent to a powdery substance (rather than dissolving it through messy oil and heat). Our Hot Fusion Extensions are packaged in 40 strands per Package, with an approximate weight of .5g, .8g or 1g. Our ready to use, in stock is .8g for fast delivery.

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Keratin Bond Cold Fusion. Ex: U tip, Flat Tip, V tip

 

The cold fusion procedure is a new technology that utilizes ultrasound waves rather than heat, like hot fusion, to bond each extension to existing hair. The absence of heat allows us to bond extensions closer to the scalp, which creates a more invisible bond. Cold Fusion is also the preferred method when bonding extensions to colored or chemically treated hair because it is so gentle.

Methods Similarities

The strand by strand hair extensions method is the method of choice for most clients and stylist. U tip, V tip And Flat tip are methods which require Cold Fusion or a Hot fusion tool to bond the Keratin to the hair. The only different is how the bonding area looks like after the application.  Either looks round or flat. This method of attachment Not only is it the most natural of all the extensions, it lasts three to six months. Individual strands of hair are applied to your own hair and are held with a special protein bond, which allows the hair to move just like your own.

The hair extensions  can be made of a keratin-based product or other natural-based products that can be very similar to the material that makes up human hair and nails and is considered to be non-damaging to your own hair. Marques Hair extensions  pre-bonded hair can be cut to custom fit the thickness of each individual’s hair strands.

The application time depends on the amount of hair being added to the clients hair, whether for Volume of length.  All Fusion bonding methods of application will require an appointment, it can be anywhere from 1 to 3 hours. For a full head of hair,  it can take 3 to 8 hours.

Marquesa hair extensions themselves should last anywhere from 3 to 6 months depending on proper maintenance. Regular visits for check-ups on your new investment should be from 4 to 6-week intervals.

Bond Cold Fusion. Ex: Nano Ring, I tip, Wefts, Tape

 

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The I tip, Nano Ring And Wefts Techniques is another method of Cold Fusion.  The application of Cold fusion is also known as micro link used with the I tip, the Nano Tip, used with nano copper or metal rings and the wefts use by weaving method of attaching  hair extension. I Tip is another strand method that is applied by inserting a strand of hair through a metal tube, called Micro rings.  The wefts could be applied by using micro rings, sewing or clipping onto the hair.  the Installation of  Tape Hair extensions is another cold fusion techniques since it does not require heat.  The tape wefts start out with thin clear polyurethane panels that get attached to Remy human hair and medical grade hair extension tape. It starts with our strong (yet thin and nearly invisible) polyurethane panels that are thermo setting polymers.  That means the panels will not get melted even with high heat use (think blow drying your tape in extensions). Polyurethane combines the best properties of rubber and plastic, which makes the tape in extensions safe and flexible. This allows the tape extensions to bend and conform to the shape of your head.

Cold fusion hair extensions were created to be a gentle alternative than keratin hot fusion hair extensions. Cold fusion hair extensions do not use heat to apply the hair extensions to your hair. This is a no heat hair extensions method that bond  hair via an ultrasound applicator or a plier tool. It is a more updated extensions method that was created to be a lot gentler on your natural hair than hot fusion.

Braids, Cornrows, Twists, Locks

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Integrates extensions in a visible way in that the braided attachment is seen,  but blends into the hairstyle. Grow your hair and use hair extensions meanwhile.

Weaves: Ex: Machine Made Weft, Micro or Hand Tied Weft

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Machine weft hair extensions are very popular as they quick and the tracks are easy to install / remove which makes them quiet cost effective compared to single strand methods. You have the choice of easily mix colours to achieve a highlighted look to match your natural hair. Marquesa machine wefts can be installed in several ways, but most commonly by sewing the hair weft into a braided track of your own natural hair. A full head of tracks, which is generally 3-4 rows will take approximately one hour to do. And with this method of attaching hair extensions, they hair will not need to be retightened for 6-12 weeks, depending on the growth of your hair.

Marquesa hair wefts are 1.6 meters wide and weigh 100 grams per pack. We have 63 different hair colours to choose from and stock the most popular length which is 20 inch (51cms).

A weft you will need tiny braids to hold hair extensions against the scalp, like cornrows, except these braids are hidden. A concern with this method is that it applies tension and uneven weight to the natural hair where attached, especially when washing the hair or when wet from swimming or any other activities. This can not only loosen the weave but it can tug on your natural hair and break it. It can also be difficult to dry the hair beneath the braids and some people will avoid washing their hair as often. Irritant reactions and folliculitis may result depending on your scalp sensitivity.

Marquesa hand tied machine wefts are absolutely beautiful and shiny. Only the most luxurious hair is chosen, 100% Virgin Remy hair and highest grade, fine hair, soft texture with the best durability ever worn.  Marquesa has to offer Four different textures; Straight, Big wave, Body wave and Deep wave, our Lengths vary from 16, 18, 20 and each pack contains 1 set=100gm=4pcs per set. Our weft of hair weighs approximately 100 grams.

Only Remy virgin hair has been used to make the wefts. NO thin ends. Our hair is all  DOUBLE drawn hair, the shorter hairs are removed by hand, leaving the hairs all one length . The recommended purchase is 2-3 bundles of hair for a full head application, but for extra volume, you will need 3 or more packs of hair.

Bonding: 

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The extensions used for this method of application has a latex adhesive as a bonding agent.  This adhesive or glue is meant to be glued to your own hair for short terms use. Because this method is fast, it is also inexpensive. However, to remove extensions, oil and heat must be used to dissolve the bonding agent, which messy and time consuming. If not removed with care the latex can pull your own hair or break it.  The ultimate hair care must be applied.

Nano Rings:

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Nano  hair extensions are another brilliant strand by strand, cold fusion hair extension method. They are attached with tiny rings that come in several colours for a close match to the root hair shade.  They are available in different colors to closely match your own hair.  The smallest nano ring available is 2.5mm and can ONLY be used with nano tips hair extensions. The nano rings are made of metal and are NOT  lined with silicone since it is very small. This method of extensions is a great way of allowing your natural hair to grow out whilst they are in. This is a great method that doesn’t use any heat or any glue, they are a good alternative to those who do not wish to have fusion bonded hair extensions. Over the past two years, Micro-rings have become increasingly popular with celebrities due to their low maintenance and as clients will have the option to re-use the hair over and over again which makes them very cost effective.

Nano rings can be worn for up to 2-3 months before maintenance, and the actual hair can last upto a year, with proper hair care. Aftercare is of paramount importance with the ring system as the bond may deteriorate causing the metal  tip of the nano extension to come loose.

Tape in:

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The tape in extensions method, if properly applied, and cared for and made with good quality hair, are absolutely phenomenal.

Marquesa Seamless Tape Extensions

Our Tape hair extensions are the latest technology in hair extensions.

Our Tape is fast, easy to fit and very comfortable to wear. Marquesa Tape extensions are also the least damaging of all the bonding techniques as the weight is spread over a 4cm area and placed against the scalp. Each tape is 4cm by 1cm in size. Tape comes in packs of 20, 40, 60 tapes per colour, in 45cm, 50cm, and 55cm. Each tape extension weight approximately 2.5g.

Installation time for a full head is 30-45min.

Half a head: 20 tapes (50g)

Full head: 40 tapes (100g)

South Beach head: 60 tapes (150g)

Our tape hair extensions can be re-usable and can be re-taped by using our special Italian re-bonding replacement tape.  Maintenance on tape extensions must be done every 3 weeks to 4 weeks with proper hair care.

The extensions are connected by a wide band that looks like two bits of cello tape. Your own hair is placed between them and they are clamped around the strands. They’re phenomenal, luscious and if you take care of them, these extensions can last.  Since they are reusable, you just need to clean the old adhesive using 90% alcohol and  re-tape them. Ready to be used again.

Clip in:

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This method of application is fun and an exciting way to add length and volume to your own hair. They can be wash and style, just like your own hair. They will instantly transform your natural hair into full, long, gorgeous “mermaid” locks! It only takes a few minutes to clip them in, but the difference is tremendous! Enjoy

Halo Hair Extensions

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Marquesa Human Remy Virgin hair extensions, Very easy to wear without damaging your own natural hair.

Our Halo hair has the great advantage of NOT having to spend hours fitting your hair and cutting in. The method of application for our Halo takes less than a minute to apply and to remove.

Choose from 18 inches or 20 inches in lengths, in a range of colours and blends, in smooth straight styles or bouncy luscious soft curls and waves.

If you’re not sure which length to opt for, then simply start your measurement from the base of your skull, as this is where your Halo Hair will sit when fitted correctly.

Good flexibility and very strong. Very easy to attach. Can be washed, heat styled. High quality, tangle free, silky soft double drawn hair.  REMEMBER, our Halo is 100% Virgin Remy hair, and can it just like your own hair.

COLORS
When choosing among Marquesa’s color chart, you could try looking for a color closest to your natural hair color. This would make it undetectable to onlookers, instead of appearing unnatural like a wig. If you want to choose one which would complement your existing hair, then you could choose colors that are slightly different from natural hair color.  Keep in mind you always want to enhance your look beautifully.

Heat-Shrink Tubing

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Shrinkies or shrink tubes as they are sometimes called are tiny plastic tubes that are lined with keratin. They work literally by shrinking around your hair and the extension when heat is applied. These are virtually undetectable, lightweight and very secure. The shrinkies tube size for this hair extension method are;  3.5x 3.1 x 10mm (outer dia. x inner dia. x length), and packaged in 500cs/bag.

Perfect for all hair types, especially fine for thin hair as they can be hidden easily and they feel very natural. Shrinkies method of hair extensions can last between 2-3 months as they grow out with your own hair, after this period it is recommended that you take them out as to avoid tangling as the hair will have grown approximately 1 inch. The good news is that the extensions (if in good condition) can be re-used. These kind of extensions are affected by heat, please make sure you blow dry your hair on a cool setting, as the bonds can melt.

To attach this type of hair extensions, a small section of your own hair is gently pulled through small plastic shrink tubes, also is known as shrinkies. The pre-bonded or I tips strands are placed inside the tubes.  Head is then applied to the Clear, Black or Brown tube, causing them to then shrink around both, your hair and the I tip hair extension. The purpose is to wrap your own hair and the hair extension strand like a cocoon.  Shrink tubes come in a variety of color combinations to create highlights or lowlights. This method should blend in well with your own hair.  These extensions are more practical and should last about three months with aftercare and regular maintenance.
 

I tip (microrings)

      

This method of hair extensions will add length and fullness to your own hair. Our 100% Remy Virgin  human hair is attached to existing hair. There are several methods of doing this, and I-Tip is Marquesa’s  beaded method of hair extensions. Small bundles of hair, single strands of hair are attached to hair near the roots with a small bead called microrings.  Marquesa’s rings are of the finest professional quality rings. They have smooth rounded edges and silicone lined, for more stability and grip, a delight to use. Our most popular seller, Marquesa Silicone Copper Rings are specially produced to fit various I tip sizes and they come in different colors.

Each pack of I-Tip hair contains 25 strands, 50 strands or 100 strands of hair. Each of these strands has a small, shoestring-like tip that holds all the individual hairs together. A strand is made of 1.0 gram of hair. A full head of I-Tip hair is about 5 to 9 packs of hair depending on whick amount you buy . This means you could have 100 – 180 strands of I-Tip hair or more for a full head installation.  Our hair is always Double Drawn.

What makes I-Tip unique are the beads. The beads used for I-Tip extensions are very small. They are the perfect size to hold both the natural hair and the tip of the hair extension. There are a few different kinds of beads, but they are all small and soft enough to be crimped down to hold the hair and the hair extension in place.

The bead is threaded onto a small section of hair near the client’s scalp. The tip of the hair extension strand is placed into the bead and a special hair extension tool is used to crimp and flatten the bead so it stays in place.  Not all micro rings are the same as far as size.  You must know how much hair has been attached to the I tip by the manufacturer, in order to choose the proper size.  The following are Marquesa hair micro ring sizes;

1.5mmx2.0mm Copper

1.75mmx2.0mm Copper

2.3mmx2.5mm Pro Copper

2.3mmx5.0mm Pro Copper

2.7mmx5.0mm Pro Copper

3.0mmx5.0mm Pro Copper

3.0mmx7.0mm Pro Copper

3.4mmx5.0mm Copper Silicone Lined Tube

5.0mm Aluminum Silicone Tube

After installation, the stylist blends and trims the hair so the hair and the extensions blend together and look natural.